Film exploration of seven unusual works designed by SITE, a New York architectural firm. Interviews with the public indicate their reaction to the buildings, which are fascinating to see, but which have also caused some confusion Topics: Architecture., City planning., Sociology, Urban.
Dramatizes a story about a little boy who would rarely smile and was always grouchy because he felt he was not liked. Tells how his classmates discovered he was a fine musician and helped him to realize that others did care for him after all. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Sociology, Rural.
The Long Search: Protestant Spirit U.S.A., Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of religious expression among both Black and white American Protestants. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of... Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Long Search (1977), Protestantism, Sociology of religion, Christianity
Another clip from the 1996 video interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the absence of language to describes gays in the 1930s. The word "homosexual" wasn't even in the dictionary until about 1939, so he recounts how men in the community back then would refer to each other as "that way" or on a good day as "temperamental." Topics: gay, gay identity, homosexual, 1930s, sociology, language, self-reference
Life in the 30's Summary Covers the Depression, FDR, Dust Bowl, 1936 election, 'RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY,' and the rise of Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito. Alexander Scourby narrates. Topics: U.S. History: 1898-1945., Unemployed., Historical sociology.